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of guatemala, colombia, and mexico, crucial aflies america's war on drugs, are wondering if they are fighting a losing battle. >> look at mexico the past six years, more than 60,000 dead in their drug wars, and that's just one country. >> reporter: this week, the president of mexico believes honduras and costa rica called for an international debate on legalization. >> there's a real concern over rising crime, and in particular, violence. so rather than just escalate the routine enforcement, they've decided that we ought to look at a legal, regulated market as a possible solution. >> brennan: according to the u.n., cannabis, which include marijuana and harbish, is the world's most widely used illicit substance. next, a question facing japan. where did the money for fukushima's reconstruction go? months since the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated northeastern japan. today, thousands of people still live in temporary housing, and residents say much of the money meant for rebuilding has been misspent. lucy craft reports from tokyo. >> reporter: a massive, $150 billion budg
the past summer some amazing inscriptions from guatemala which show computations of numbers longer than the cycle. there is a number that projects into the future a thousand years from today. >> such recent discoveries have not halted speculation about the end of the maya calendar. >> i think stories like this get started because you see that the ancient scripts are ambiguous. there is wiggle room. somebody says, hey, i can make money filling this in. >> in all 500 monuments are really about history. what we can read that cycles overturn and endless and old cycle starts a new cycle and we all try harder. >> i have one word for those people that are concerned about doomsday. relax. >> he says the disaster scenarios are often based on scientific fact. >> when people first here about pole reversal -- oh, my god the poles are going flip just like this. >> but not all the facts. >> no we're not talking about geologic pole shift. we're talking about a wandering of the magnetic north pole. it takes thousands of years for that wandering to take place. >> some say the government is hiding the tr
were involved this past summer in the discovery of maya descriptions in guatemala which show computations of numbers longer than the long count cycles, though. there is a number that projects into the future 1,000 days from today. >> they have not halted speculation about the end of the maya calendar. >> i think stories like this get started because we see the ancient scripts are ambiguous and there is wiggle room and somebody has an idea and says i can make money filling in the dots. >> why not look at the evidence of what the maya say. all 500 some carved monuments are really about die nas tick history. they a what we can read cycles return an old sickle begins a new cycle. >> as a physicist i have one word for people who are concerned about doomsday. relax. >> hitch chi says the scenarios are often based on scientific fact fkt>> when people hear about pole reversal they think the poles are going to flip just like this. but not all of the facts. at worst the wandering of the magnetic north poll. it takes thousands of years to millions of years for that wandering to take pla
and support breast cancer research and access to care. jon: massive destruction in guatemala to tell you about after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake there. dozen os of people dead -- dozens of people dead and the scale of the devastation just beginning to emerge. rick folbaum has the latest. >> reporter: this is tough. it was a big one, as you said, 7.4, and it took dozens of lives, jon, a death toll that officials there say will go higher. this is what it looked like in zahn marcos -- san marcos, galt guatemala, and you might notice some buildings are standing and others are piles of rubble. that's because the newer buildings were built to withstand this kind of shock, the older ones just crumbled. more than 150 homes going down. the quake was felt in neighboring mexico and el salvador, there was even a tsunami alert off the coast of el salvador. as for the victims, in one case an swire family was -- an entire family was killed. a couple and their six young children crushed from rocks and earth from a hill that slid into their home. aftershocks continue to rattle nerves there. the cleanup and the
never know what can happen. bill: we are seeing frightening video of a massive earthquake in guatemala. after in the aftermath, absolutely staggering. 52 are dead. that number is expected to rise in the coming days. thousands of homes damaged or destroyed all together. most without electricity or running water. it many the quake to hit that country going back to 1976. martha: now that the presidential election is in the rearview mirror. people are starting to talk about the next republican ticket and who might be on the short list for 2016. you see already marco rubio has planned a trip to iowa. chris christie and some people who work for him are starting to take on more prominent positions. let's chat about this with john roberts. you don't want to take a little bit after break in between? >> reporter: three days after the election and we are bored already. never too early to talk about the next presidential election cycle. the short list is a long list. let's bring up the top contenders. congressman paul ryan of course. i talked to people who are close to him and they say he hasn't t
of guatemala. it rocked the capital and shook buildings as far away as mexico city and el salvador. airlines are taking no chances ahead of the second major storm in the new york area just over a week. already suspended most of the service in and out of the region. american airlines will shut down services at 3:00 p.m. today. other major airlines are asking passengers to rebuild their flights for a later day. and there is one more sign that new york is getting back to normal after hurricane sandy. the holland tunnel is now open to all traffic after being closed today due to super storm cindy. those are your news headlines at this hour. now back to tracy and lori. tracy: everybody can stay away and go through the holland tunnel. the markets areepricing in an obama victory and they were right, charlie gasparino the first to report it, so where should you put your money now and what should you do with the fiscal cliff? >> i think people underestimate just how much smarts rs investment banks decide what you saw people trading on a romney victory. the analytics at the firms, what we were first re
there is a desperate search on for survivors in guatemala after a massive quake yesterday struck near san marcos, near the mexican border. nearly 50 reported dead so far but dozens believed buried under collapsed buildings and other debris. that earthquake had a magnitude 7.4. rescue efforts tonight there today. martha: congressman paul ryan now heads back to washington where there is indeed lots of work to do. he will continue his responsibilities there as the chairman of the house budget committee, which is a powerful position, as we face a mountain of debt that now stands at more than $16 trillion. so where do we go with all this? art laffer is former reagan economic adviser. art, good morning, good to see you this morning. >> good morning, martha how are you. martha: i'm doing just fine, thank you. let's talk about paul ryan. he was vilified for his budget when it came out and passionately supported by others. the president called him out on it once in a public forum. he ran for vice president, lost, now what? >> well, now i think the ryan budget is a real problem for the president. when he was ru
home. she made a trip to guatemala. you were bouncing around pretty good as a ten-year-old? >> 12, 10, 11-year-old. it changes your perspective. it makes you more thankful and our parents showed us what it meant to give. >> gretchen: you have an amazing family. only you is the cd. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having us. >> gretchen: we'll be back with cheryl casone and jobs [ male announcer ] in blind taste tests, even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] woer what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relf ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. maybe you want to incorporate a business. orrotect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. >> brian: 'tis the season, the hiring season. reports show seasonal hiring is at its all-time high. the highest in five years. so to celebr
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